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first_imgNew Delhi, Oct 25 (PTI) The North Zone tournament, which doubles up as qualifiers for the shooting nationals, has been postponed due to technical reasons, as per a letter from the Sports Authority of India.The qualifiers were scheduled to be held at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Ranges from November 1 to 7 while the nationals are supposed to be organised in December.SAI today issued a letter to the Delhi State Rifle Association (DSRA), stating that the event cant be held during that time due to some technical reasons concerning the range. The tournament is now postponed to January.The DSRA said they are 100 per cent ready to host the tournament and postponing it to January would defeat its entire purpose.”This is a qualifying event for nationals so how can it be held after the nationals. Another thing is if it is held early next year we would lose the stream of shooters whose cut-offs are December 31,” said an official of the DSRA.”We have done the bookings, over 4000 entries have been filled in by the shooters. We are fully ready to host the event and we hope better sense prevails. We have requested the SAI to again look into it,” he added.The Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range is currently playing host to the prestigious ISSF World Cup Final, and the DSRA official said if a tournament of such stature can be organised then why cant the qualifiers immediately after that. PTI AH AT CM CMlast_img read more

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first_imgMay 22, 2002 The Arizona RegionalPoetry Slam Competion attracted teams from Flagstaff, Prescott, Mesa,Phoenix, Tuscon, & Arcosanti. The teams were scored by judges from theaudience. [Photo & text RL] >>left photo>> M.C. Dan Seaman hosted the Arcosanti “Slab City” Slam>>for the second year in a row. >>right photo>> All slam poets were>>lively and uncensored. [Photo & text: RL] Team Mesa wonbragging rights as Arizona Slam Poetry Champions.[Photo & text RL] The Poetry Slam wasfollowed by a night pour in the foundry where the Team Mesa recited animpromptu poem. [Photo & text RL] Arcosanti theatreproduction MUD was performed on Sunday to close this weekends list ofevents. [Photo & text RL]last_img read more

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first_img05Oct Rep. Bruce Rendon tours ArtPrize with House Tourism and Recreation Committee Categories: Rendon News State Rep. Bruce Rendon, chair of the House Committee on Tourism and Recreation, led his fellow committee members to Grand Rapids to experience ArtPrize and learn more about the widely known tourist attraction.The committee heard presentations from Christian Gaines, executive director of ArtPrize; Janet Korn senior vice president of Experience Grand Rapids; Allie Bush director of government Affairs for the Grand Rapids Chamber, Jay Steffon and Chris Mueller of the City of Grand Rapids; and Sarah Triplett, director of public policy for Creative Many Michigan.“ArtPrize is a prime example of what tourism can do for our state,” said Rep. Rendon, R-Lake City. “The event brings thousands of people to Grand Rapids each year, and I wanted my committee to be able to have that experience and get a flavor for all of the different types of tourism we have in the state of Michigan.”The lawmaker said he especially enjoyed an entry in the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel called “Hometown Hero” by Pamela Alderman. The piece was designed to honor not only the fallen hero portrayed in it, but also hundreds of other heroes whose names were written on the large canvas by ArtPrize visitors. Rep. Rendon chose to add his father’s name, Rigoberto Rendon, a WWII Army veteran who served in the Middle East, North Africa, Italy and France.Rep. Rendon says he hopes to take the committee to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for its next off-site committee meeting.###last_img read more